Mother Maya’s Living Ahimsa World Tour

June 16, 2010

Sri Swami Mayatitananda Saraswati, also known as Mother Maya,is currently traveling through Canada as part of her Living Ahimsa World Tour 2009-2012. Her tour began at the 2009 Parliament, upon completion of the 108th Peace Mandala at the event. Since then, Mother Maya has toured the United States and will now visit 13 Canadian cities through July. Mother Maya is a healer, educator, and author and founded the Wise Earth School of Aryuveda. One of the few women to be ordained as a Vedic monk (Swami), Mother Maya promotes ahimsa (nonviolence) and its ecological importance. Since her creation of the Living Ahimsa Foundation in 2001, Mother Maya has reached out to the global community to “transform violence, disease and despair into harmony, wellness and joy.” Learn more at

Living Ahimsa World Tour

Land Acknowledgment

The Parliament of the World's Religions acknowledges it is situated on the traditional homelands of the Bodéwadmik (Potawatomi), Hoocąk (Winnebago/Ho’Chunk), Jiwere (Otoe), Nutachi (Missouria), and Baxoje (Iowas); Kiash Matchitiwuk (Menominee); Meshkwahkîha (Meskwaki); Asâkîwaki (Sauk); Myaamiaki (Miami), Waayaahtanwaki (Wea), and Peeyankihšiaki (Piankashaw); Kiikaapoi (Kickapoo); Inoka (Illini Confederacy); Anishinaabeg (Ojibwe), and Odawak (Odawa).

PoWR recognizes the region we now call Chicago remains home to a diversity of Indigenous peoples today and this land upon which we walk, live, and play continues to be Indigenous land.

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